Definitions

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  • adv. In an informing manner.

Etymologies

informing +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Yes," I replied informingly, "But I write the entries on hundred dollar bills."

    Writing in Death

  • But when they had finished their supper, and she had talked informingly for a time of Norway, its people and customs, she looked at the young man, who sat irresponsive and preoccupied, and considered him attentively.

    Maurice Guest

  • Ursule are less firmly and informingly delineated.

    Balzac

  • "Mr. Boulger has given a plain, straight-forward account of the several phases of Belgian Life, the government, the court, the manufacturing centers and enterprises, the literature and science, the army, education and religion, set forth informingly."

    Spanish Life in Town and Country

  • "But she's ever so much younger than he," cried Mrs. Sandworth after him, informingly.

    The Squirrel-Cage

  • "I guess you don't know much about babies if you think they can eat cake like that," she answered informingly.

    While Caroline Was Growing

  • The Doctor and Ursule are less firmly and informingly delineated.

    Balzac

  • Their story is told, informingly enough, by some of those ingenuous marble things at the Metropolitan.

    A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays

  • So he was very bright and pleasant with us, showed us the church, gossiped informingly about our neighbours on the countryside -- Tux, the banker; Lord Boom, the magazine and newspaper proprietor; Lord Carnaby, that great sportsman, and old Lady Osprey.

    Tono Bungay

  • Farmers can distil a variety of alcohol from potatoes at a cost of ten cents a gallon and use it in gasolene engines most profitably, which leads one who has written most informingly and hopefully of the American farmer to foreshadow the day when the farmer "will grow his own power and know how to harness for his own use the omnipotence of the soil" and get its fruits most beneficially distributed.

    The French in the Heart of America

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